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The Shaw Film Series features must-see festival films and documentaries

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (December 20, 2017) – Now in its 13th year, the Shaw Festival Film Series begins Saturday, December 23 at the Festival Theatre (10 Queen’s Parade). The weekly screenings of celebrated films and documentaries continues until February 17. All proceeds from this annual event benefit the Shaw Festival.

The nine feature films scheduled every Saturday at 3 p.m. (doors open at 1:30 p.m.), beginning December 23 until February 17:

Their Finest
The Big Sick
Lady Bird
A United Kingdom
Man Called Ove
The Florida Project
I, Tonya

December  23
December 30
January 6
January 13
January 20
January 27
February 3
February 10
February 17

Gourmet eats will be available from Gooddine Catering before each Saturday screening.

Seven documentaries presented every Friday at 6 p.m. (doors open at 5 p.m.), starting January 5 until February 16:

For Grace
Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story
Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World
George Harrison: Living in the Material World
Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened
January 5
January 12
January 19
January 26
February 2
February 9
February 16


Single Pass: $12
Feature Films Pass (9 screenings): $99
Doc Pass (7 screenings): $59
General admission seating
All prices include tax
Call 1-800-511-SHAW (7429), visit www.shawfest.com/films or
drop by the Festival Theatre Box Office to purchase tickets.

The annual Shaw Festival Film Series is presented by the Shaw Festival in association with Film Circuit, the Toronto International Film Festival’s film outreach programme.

The Shaw gratefully acknowledges the Friends of the Festival Film Series who have made this initiative possible, particularly major sponsors John and Carol Walker. The Shaw Festival Film Series is generously supported by the St. Catharines Standard, Niagara Falls Review and the Welland Tribune.


About the Shaw Festival

Inspired by the spirit of George Bernard Shaw, the Shaw Festival creates unforgettable theatrical encounters in any way we want. The Shaw Festival, home to Two-Way Theatre, is a place where people who are curious about the world gather to share the unique experience of live theatre. For more information, please visit www.shawfest.com.

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